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Bluffton man facing multiple charges following deadly wreck on May River Road

Nikolai Wheeler (Source: Beaufort County Detention Center) Nikolai Wheeler (Source: Beaufort County Detention Center)
BLUFFTON, SC (WTOC) -

A Bluffton man is behind bars facing multiple charges for the deadly wreck that happened on May River Road on Friday. 

Officials say 27-year-old Nikolai Wheeler is charged with two felony DUIs resulting in death and great bodily injury. He's also facing hit and run charges for leaving the scene. The three-vehicle crash happened just after 5 p.m. in front of the Rose Dhu subdivision. 

The victim, 34-year-old Cullen Mieczkowski, was a real estate agent in Bluffton. The Beaufort County Coroner's Office confirm Mieczkowski died at the scene. A Go Fund Me account was set up to help with funeral expenses. 

The other driver involved was released from Memorial on Monday. There is no word yet on the injured driver's condition. 

Wheeler was denied bond. 

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